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    Default 1992 Brother drill tap for sale... "could use some cleanup"...

    Looks like it was either surrounded by sulfuric acid mist, in a fire or both...

    1992 Brother TC-321n Drilling / Tapping Cnc Mill, Brother CNC Control, SEE VIDEO | eBay


    I suppose sitting outside doesn't help matters.


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    Wow, that machine has seen better days that's for sure.

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    “Used But FAST and functioning, could use some clean up”

    LOL...

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    Dumpster...

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    Automotive equivalent of 'ran when parked'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Milacron View Post
    Looks like it was either surrounded by sulfuric acid mist, in a fire or both...

    1992 Brother TC-321n Drilling / Tapping Cnc Mill, Brother CNC Control, SEE VIDEO | eBay


    I suppose sitting outside doesn't help matters.

    Hurricane Katrina peripheral casualty, mayhap?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kazlx View Post
    Automotive equivalent of 'ran when parked'.
    Old man's "tool". "Expired" where last parked, been largely unremarked, since, rather.


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    The guys stationed on the submarine that was used on said it always made good parts regardless of the depth....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxian View Post
    The guys stationed on the submarine that was used on said it always made good parts regardless of the depth....
    In breathing gear were they? The machine looks as if seawater had gotten at the battery banks and sent a round of Chlorine gas out to have a go at the Iron.

    Or mayhap just choice of coolants good for the worked material, not so good for the Iron in the machine doing said work?

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    For a machine from 1992, the control cabinet looks clean. It seems to operate which is huge plus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dksoba View Post
    For a machine from 1992, the control cabinet looks clean. It seems to operate which is huge plus.

    Yeah credit were its do that control cabinet is the cleanest i have seen for a machine that age by far. i have seen sub 3 year old machines in cleaner industries with way more crap in than that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by adama View Post
    Yeah credit were its do that control cabinet is the cleanest i have seen for a machine that age by far. i have seen sub 3 year old machines in cleaner industries with way more crap in than that!
    The pattern inside, pattern and location on doors and beneath still looks like cutting fluid / coolant cumulative damage to me. "Tapping"? Historically that's exactly where we utilize some of our nastiest juices, after all.

    It may indeed be in decent functional order.

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    Shocked that there is a video of it running and judging by the ugliness it is the same machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dualkit View Post
    Shocked that there is a video of it running and judging by the ugliness it is the same machine.
    Too EASILY shocked?

    "Ugly" can be right welcome ... so long as it does as required!

    Ever milk a cow?

    Don't see no silly-cone jobs being done nor photographed and "sexted" (or so one hopes?) on THAT rig, but the milk, butter, and ice-cream still sell OK.


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    Finally a machine I can afford...


    Curious as to why they have pictures of two different machine controls...

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    Woof..
    Even the scrap man would refuse that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jashley73 View Post
    Finally a machine I can afford...


    Curious as to why they have pictures of two different machine controls...
    Not uncommon.

    Nuclear weapons, chemical weapons, biological weapons, and high explosive weapons use a similar scheme.

    The second set lets one operate from a safer distance.



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